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, most never do. >>> in los angeles, there's growing dismay tonight over what the city is doing to make way for the arrival of the retired space shuttle "endeavor." they are cutting down 400 trees. many of them mature beautiful trees in a city that needs them. our report tonight from nbc's mike taibbi. >> reporter: they're cutting down some 400 trees, including many mature pines and magnolias reduced to stumps, so the five story high, 78-foot wide endeavor can move down the streets. some along the south l.a. route are not amused. >> you're sitting at a stoplight, that little bit of shade is gone. it is a concrete jungle. it's more like new york than los angeles. >> that's stupid. replant them, why cut them down? >> reporter: the california science center says, once the "endeavor" is in place, they'll plant twice as many trees as will have been cut down. but removing the trees on the route selected was the only option. dismantling endeavor or airlifting it were deemed impossible. so good-bye trees. the 12 mile trip from l.a.x. to the science center next month was supposed to be a two-day
officials in los angeles county tell us a wildfire above the city of glen door not contained until a week from thursday. fire destroyed 3600 acres in the angeles national forest. campers and few resident were evacuated over the weekend and the flames now appear to be burning on uninhabited land. firefighters rely on retardant drop, cooler weather and calmer wind in order to get a handle on the fire. very dramatic shot of air tanker dropping flame retardant. 15 percent contained at this point. >> los angeles got a big boost to fight its fire. robert explains. jeans. >> 1600 gallon of water delivered on demand. that's the advantage of the so-called super scooper aircraft. and for the 19 year in a row a pair of the planes are in los angeles just m time for fire season. >> no metropolitan fire department in the world has the fire fighting aircraft capability that los angeles county does. >>reporter: at news conference in van nice today la county officials announced the arrival of the planes which are on lease to the county from the canadian government. the county also leases an eri
seconds left, los angeles, this is a city, los angeles, california. and what it shows are some of the districting lines there. and it's having problems. thank you. >> hi, good day. my name is mar zel brown and i work with central center -- >> i'm sorry, hold on one second. only because it's not your turn just yet. it's bruno. >> good morning, a pleasure to be here this morning. this is on such a sort an important issue. i personally want to commend you all in your work. i think perhaps the most important is the fact that you listen, you're listening to a lot of these comments and you've been making decisions accordingly. i just learned or i hope that it is the case i've heard a group, who was very important, very critical to the organization to who we are have been made whole. i'm here to speak for an institution that is part of, it's partner of the organization. we are the -- i am the senior warden of that church. that church has been in district five for at least 89 years. and it's one of the largers in the area. it is prominently located. we feel for the last four to five ye
on the settlement won't be released until the terms are agreed upon. >>> work use in los angeles have been angering some residents by chopping down hundreds of trees for a space shuttle. 400 ficus, pine and other trees that line the treats of l.a. are being removed so the enormous space shuttle can be removed from the l.a. airport through inglewood to the california science center. endeavour will make the trip next month the center will plant 800 trees to make up for the loss. some residents say no amount can make up for the shade and beauty of the lost trees. >>> san francisco supervisors refused to other turn their vote approving a 134 unit condo project. the issue now goes to voters on the november ballot. the project is located in the waterfront area north of the ferry bidding. supervisors approved it in june with a provision to increase the height limit from 84 feet to 136 feet. opponents gathered more than 30,000 signatures to qualify the referendum to overturn the height limit. the project will remain on hold until after next year's elections. >>> encouraging news from doctors about a firefi
more than 200 acres. this is happening closer to los angeles. a 3800-acre wildfire in san gabriel mountains, only about 15% contained, and unfortunately -- fortunately, it is staying away from the foothill communities, but there is a lot being done to extinguish those claims -- those flames. >>> here we're actually finally seeing some wet weather. >> exactly. we actually do neat the wet weather. yesterday we didn't get as much rain as we thought. today we're thinking we saw more scattered showers in the picture and definitely that is welcome. as we look at the middle of the nation, across the upper midwest, we're seeing showers and thunderstorms diving down into iowa and we also see some showers and storms off to the west of us now, in western maryland, we're also looking at some showers this morning, light in nature. in west virginia. we're just dealing with plenty of cloud cover this morning. with the cloud covering, though, these temperatures are quite warm, close to 80 degrees in tillman and also denton and galena. let's head this over to megan. >> thanks, lynette. the oriole
. there we go. los angeles police are reporting this is their robotic, the police robot that you're looking at. this robot is on the scene of a bank robbery. it is a bank of america branch, downtown los angeles, kind of east los angeles, if you will. two robbery suspects at this point were reported but cannot be found. right now there are unconfirmed reports that there may have been explosives tied to a woman inside of that bank. as you can see, live pictures, these are live pictures from east los angeles, our fox affiliate in los angeles. anyway, wanted to show you those right now. let's stay on the west coast. we will bring you our west coast minutes as we continue to bring you what is happening. also watching some big stories, and here is one of them. 3600-acre fire raging in the san gabriel mountains outside of los angeles. officials said it could take up to a week to contain the blaze which has burned five and a half square miles of far. also, portland, oregon officials may approve i proposal for a publicly subsidized to tell at the convention center. the proposal would require between
. oakland is four games behind texas in the west. and for three spots behind the los angeles angels. >> we are following the top trending stories. first, adele debuted the announcement that she was pregnant. also, the new photos of snooky's baby. and the demand for vegans in india from mcdonalds..
bruno city park to mark the two-year anniversary of the blast. in los angeles, space history is coming to town, why the last trip for the iendeavor is sending anger into the stratosphere. >> a lot of you at the coast are wondering " where is the sun shined? ". it is september after all, coming up and whether we will talk about the prospects for sunshine, not only at the coast but for all the bay area, things are changing as soon as tomorrow. >> and dennis o'donnell, digging deep to stay on top. we will tell you why jim harbaugh all left 49ers practice early today and the most famou,, >> new tonight, san francisco police have made an arrest in a diamond heights murder case. 45 year-old james reckless has been charged for the death of a hair stylist found dead inside of his apartment back in june. according to police, a suspect met him in a bar the morning of homicide and a two took a taxi cab back to his apartment and witnesses helped piece this case together. >> a convicted murderer in massachusetts serving life in prison, and getting a gendered change surgery on taxpayer dollars. a ju
the golden gate. >>mark: firefighters are continuing to battle a 3,600 a. blaze burning near los angeles. it has been burning since sunday. containment is up to 25 for sen. investigators are trying to figure out what caused the fire forcing thousands to to evacuate nearby camp grounds. the cyruses sincere addresses this force is fully contained. we are watching a fire to our north income was the county. steep terrain here as well forcing firefighters to battle from the year. three separate wild fires combined to burn more than 200 a. forcing authorities to shut down part of highway 16 16 >>darya: the time is 7:23 a.m. we're back with more than a couple of minutes. here is a live look of the traffic on 101 through san jose on the right-hand side is the commute direction, not too bad. the >>erica: we have a lot to get to this morning. here's a quick look at some of the top stories turn it around the internet. bob barker hosted the price is right for 35 years russia. he says that the producers chose to ignore him and have not offered to send him a dvd of the big taping. next summer report
-president -- the vice- president visited the united states and i traveled to los angeles with our mayor at the time and what an event. and now a few months later, san francisco is probably hosting the seminar with the ministry of commerce. it shows that our golden mountain continues to attract chinese. has never stopped since the 1800's and because san francisco continues to be the city of innovation and full of peril spirit, we will continue to seek an inflow of inbound chinese businessmen and investors. may i invite our mayor, edwin lee, to the podium? [applause] >> thank you. good morning. i want to of course repeat our warm welcome, ladies and gentleman, to the vice minister and his delegation here. to the council general and his wonderful work and to our lieutenant governor, gavin newsom is here. our senior adviser, mr. rossi and those of you from fremont and san jose and around the bay area, thank you for being here on this first china-united states state and regional economic and trade discussion. as you know, san francisco has been home to the biggest and the oldest chinatown in the united
are making progress battling a fire at angeles national park northeast of los angeles. the fire is now 24% contained. firefighters say because of the terrain and warm temperatures it could take another week before it's fully contained. the fire has burned 3600 acre in the san gabrielle mountains. no communities are threatened. the fire broke out on sunday near a camp ground forcing thousands to evacuate during the busy labor day weekend. >>> plans are in the works to change a small shopping center into an urban town center in chevy chase. developers have big plans for the chevy chase complex on connecticut avenue between jones bridge road and east west highway. they want to redevelop the land by adding apartment buildings, retail space and open space. the major redevelopment proposal is getting mixed reviews. >> we're really providing new community gathering spaces, a new park, new amenities, better dining and shopping options for them. >> any redevelop t it here that's happening is going to make things that much worse, that much more congested and make people more irritated. >> redevelop
area billy jo armstrong is back in los angeles tonight after a weekend health scare. he was rushed to a hospital in italy for an undisclosed emergency forcing the band to cancel a concert n los angeles he he mouthed words my voice is gone which many suspect was just a ruse to avoid speaking with reporter autos fire officials tell us a wildfire above glendora will not be contained until a week from thursday. the fire destroyed 3600 acres and campers and residents were evacuated over the weekend. the flames now appear to be burning on uninhabited land. firefighters relying on cooler weather ask calmer winds. and there is is a battle against mosquitoes continues in the bay area, fogging trucks will be out in parts of contra costa counties. vector control targeting and there has been several hours of may have spraiing start agent 11:00 p.m. the town of knighton will be fogged tonight. >> and we have more ahead on abc 7 news at 6:00 including an update on a highway shootout in the east bay that left an officer on life support and a major freeway shut down. >> and i've been in traffic tw
out in real life in los angeles today, two men in ski mask, armed and dangerous, they kidnap the bank manager and strap what the woman is told a bomb to her waist. here's abc's nick watt. >> reporter: east long, 9:30, this man walks into a bank and tells the bank that she has a bomb strauped to her. >> she was told it was explosive and she was ordered to go into the bank, take out all the money. >> reporter: she told police, the robbers kidnapped her last night and force herd to play that terrifying participate in that audacious heist. that is the bank manager's car being taken away for further investigation. the bank manager herself is being questioned by the fbi. the bomb squad managed to remove the device from the bank manager. they detonated it. still unclear whether that device was genuine or fake. s there echoes of that fatal robbery in pennsylvania in 2003 when a pizza delivery guy walked into eye a bank with a pipe bomb strapped to his neck. the bomb later exploded killing him, unclear whether he was in on that plot. this morning, the bank manager said she feared for her life
that it's show times. these messages are among 250 pages of e-mails obtained by "los angeles times." michael jackson described in them is a jackson the public never saw. ♪ some things in life they just don't want to see ♪ not even in "this is it" the behind the scenes movie documenting prep for the blockbuster comeback. but this slurred phone message recorded a month before his death. played at conrad murray's trial seems to support assertions jackson was not well. the underwriter of the comeback shows is now suing aeg, claiming the company lied about jackson's health to secure a $17.5 million insurance policy. jackson's heirs are also suing aeg claiming promoters pressured him. to perform. we could not reach aeg for comment, but lawyers for the company told the l.a. times these messages are incomplete and leaked to portray the company in a negative light. nick watt, abc news, los angeles. ♪ >> wow, there is not a bigger mj fan on the planet than i am. it is just unbelievable to see just his last couple months how sad they were, how completely unraveled he seemed to be. for a
like los angeles and all coastal areas back up towards santa barbara, san francisco today, slight chance of a shower or storm because of this additional moisture that's in the air. we'll wait and see if it does try to move a little closer on shore today. as of now it's not. you can see the clouds. it will keep things cooler. look at the plume coming up from the south here. that's all associated from a tropic flow. northwest very warm, very dry. looks like we're a little bit cooler in the northern planins. temperatures starting off in the 50s and 60s. warm afternoon. highs today, many areas in the 80s. inner mountain west, portland in the mid 80s. seattle, even you should be up near 80 degrees. the desert continues the warm trend. slight chance of a shower or storm. you never know, san francisco maybe it will keep temperatures down ever so slightly. still temperatures in the 90s. funny that i'm excited about a 20% chance of showers and storms, but there has not been anything to talk about in the west for a long time. >> you are a meteorologist. you do tend to get a little -- >> we
. no reason for me to believe that there will be any kind of a rain out as the a's play host to the los angeles angels. we could have a delay, that is a possibility, but certainly no rain out. that is important because the a's have dropped two out of their last games back-to-back. if you have to go back to the august 15th to find the last time that has occurred, they are hanging on ever so gently to this margin of a lead that have. if the a's only have 10 more home games left including the one that played today. they head out on the road immediately following this came to seattle where they began a 17 game road trip. 17 out of the next 20 games. go raisoakland a's exhibition point, we will head to pleasanton because of to 25,000 people will be hitting main street. we will tell you why coming up later on that the 5:00 and 6:00 newscast. >> dennis o'donnell called and he wants his job back. >> i love baseball. >> thankyou roberta. when you have to go, you might as well go in style? >> that is right, san fransisco met one of the finest here. a local business vying for the throne of america
at 36 degrees and los angeles hitting 30, as well. here is your extended forecast. >>> we'll be back with more updates in 30 minutes. i'm gene otani in tokyo.
tavis: good evening. from los angeles, i am tavis smiley. tonight a conversation with the founder and president of the huffington media group, arianna huffington. now the democrats have a tricky task of convincing people to reelect president obama despite economical problems. also we remember michael duncan, gone too soon at the age of 54. we are glad you joined us. >> there is a saying that dr. king had that said there is right thing. i try to live my life every day by doing the right thing. we know that we are only halfway to completely eliminating hunger and we have work to do. fighting hunger in the u.s. as we work together, we can stamp hunger out. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> please welcome arianna huffington back to this program. she is the founder of huffington opposed media group. she is also behind chateau convention, a nonpartisan alternative to the major conventions, focusing on poverty, influence of money and politics, and the war on drugs. she joins us from charlotte. good to have you on the program. let me start by
of the top issues of this election. cnn money hit the streets of los angeles, and dales. in terms of wages the general consensus seems to be most people don't make as much money pass they used to. >> i make about a third of what i did. >> no. >> no. i'm making less money and the sad part is i have a masters degree. >> even a corporate job doesn't pay what it was four or five years ago. >> making the same amount of money, able to save a little bit but same as before. >> four years ago struggle. today even more struggle. >> reporter: a poll is going on right now but so far two thirds say they're making more money than they did in 2008. that may be the case for some individuals but as a nation we are making less. the immediate jan household income four years ago was $55,000 a year. now it's $51,000. a smaller income means less money to put aside for a rainy day. when president obama took office, the savings rate was more than 6%. the most recent data shows this has dropped to a little more than 4%. if you want to see where you fit in, take this mol add cnn money.com. >>> still a little bit of
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national convention, los angeles mayor antonio. >> the second session of the 46th quadrennial of the democratic party will now come to order. i asked you last night if there was enthusiasm in the hall. and i can't hear you. do that again. welcome delegates, alternates, standing committee, members and other friends, members of the news media, guests from around the world and our fellow americans to our deliberations. the chair recognizes the delegate from ohio, the chair of the platform drafting committee, former governor ted strickland. >> mr. chairman, i move we suspend the rules to the amendment plat tomorrow adopted by this convention last night. >> governor strickland has made a motion on the floor to suspend the rules. is there a second? a motion to suspend the rules to permit the amendment to the platform has been moved and seconded. this is a nondebatable motion requiring a two-thirds vote. all those in favor suspending the rules say aye. all those oppose say no. in the opinion of the chair there's been a two-thirds affirmative vote to suspend the rules. governor, would
syndrome. it happened sunday. when the family was trying to fly first class from newark to los angeles. after being denied their seats, joan started recording the incident. >> okay, my question is, why are you singling me out and saying -- why aren't you telling them and them and all these people that have children that they have to -- >> in a security controlled area. >> american airlines said 16- year-old was agitated running around the gate prior to boarding. the airline said efforts to calm him were unsuccessful. and for the safety's sake, the airline offered to book the family on another flight. >> still ahead tonight, lap dancing may bring in big bucks for club owners, but should they be exempt from taxes? the argument why they should. that's coming up. >> can a former president convince americans to give barack obama four more years? we'll preview bill clinton's speech at the democratic national convention tonight on the cbs evening news. i'm barack obama, and i approve this message. mitt romney's position on women's health...it's dangerous. vo:mitt romney and paul ryan wou
velocidad, dependien mientras tanto..el alcalde de los angeles antonio villaraigo sa hablo sobre la comunidad hispana y como las proximas elecciones podria afectarle ... claudia uceda, con mas detalles..el presidente de la cn nacional democrata antonio villaraigosa dijo que la reforma migratoria y el acta del sueno sera una parte importante de la plataforma de su partido... "tenemos una plataforma muy diferente que los republica nos" el dice que no solo es diferente sino inclusiva .... "vas a ver una amplitud de representacion de ma delegados latinos de nuestra historia." se refiere a los 600 delegados latinos de un total de mas de los 5 mil que vinieron a charlotte.... estas dos delegadas mujeres viajaron desde virginia... "es importante que la comunidad latina se involucre, que la comunidad hispana participe." y como leni, a los delegados en estados cruciales como colorado, florida, nevada, virginia entre otros, se les ha asignado una semana de vistas a barrios minoritarios para empujar a votantes a las urnas " los retos son muy grandes ..y tras haber iniciado la convencion democ
reconvened with a rather dramatic development. you heard the chairman, the mayor of los angeles, announce a change, two changes from yesterday's approved democratic plat platform. he asked for a voice vote and it was ambiguous to put it mildly. time warner cable arena is pretty much empty right now. we're going to discuss what's going on because there are serious political am ramificati of what we just heard. our coverage day two of the democratic national convention will resume after this. introduc. [ snoring ] [ snoring ] [ male announcer ] it's not for colds, it's not for pain, it's just for sleep. [ snoring ] [ male announcer ] because sleep is a beautiful thing. [ birds chirping ] introducing zzzquil, the non-habit forming sleep-aid from the makers of nyquil. ♪ >>> let's go right to the floor. jessica yellin is standing by. she reported the news even before the amendment was made. there would be changes to the platform in reference to jerusal jerusalem. you just heard governor strickland say that president obama recognizes jerusalem as the capital of israel, a flat statement like t
. fire burning near los angeles. it is about 50% -- 15 percent contained this morning. investigators are trying to determine what caused that fire. authorities say that the fire will continue to burn for the rest of the week before it is contained. >> this sleek train--7 dustheap-- steep ground in his hand during the ability to fight this fire. >>erica: it is looking like a 10-20 percent chance of rain. again we are keeping the 20 percent chance of rain for the majority of the bay area. we will see a a lot of cloud cover or round the bay area. here are the temperatures right now. here are the temperatures later on today. as we had until 3:00 p.m. and you will see some 90 degree weather creeping into the bay area. but in the most part it will stay out of our area. here are today's expected highs. if you're heading to the giants' game here are the conditions. dress in layers and may be an umbrella or a patch. here is the seventh day of a round the bay. it will begin to cool off starting tomorrow and we will continue with that trend through the weekend. >> as far as traffic we are not
county. they are targeting areas in los angeles and nightson. the áf residents are being advised to drain any standing water near their homes. >>> and we're monitoring a fire up in the clear lake area near rumsey off highway 16. here's the area we're talking about. a couple of fires actually three of them. here's clear lake. these are the companies and conditions in the general area. you notice it's not generally hot. the humidity it's not high but it's not as low as it should be. the winds are relatively light. fire conditions we've seen much worse in these areas. we will bring you an update on the fire. for us around here we have fog around the cost. that fog is going to push itself inland tonight. you notice the cooling late last night and early this morning. it was cool. i mean temperatures today dropped off five to 10 degrees in some places other places around the same. 91 in antioch, 92 in fairfield. oakland came way down. mountain view was down about 10 degrees. so temperatures did cool today. temperatures tomorrow about the same maybe a little bit cooler. the fog or forecast is sh
at -- you live in l.a. or new york? >> i live in los angeles. >> sean: if you live in new york, you pay federal, state, local, county, property taxes, if you live in new york and own something, you are paying 55% what have you make for the government. what president obama is trying to do is say, we will take from the rich and redistribute wealth. that's what he has done the last four years i. how are you going to stop the deficit bleeding unless you raise revenue-- >>> when you get people off government dependency, you stimulate the economy -- >> here's your problem-- >>> you don't want to hear my answer i. i am going to tell you. >> sean: you are not listening. >> i have been listening for a long time. >> we are in an upshed down pyramid. there was a time when it worked because the workforce on the bottom was supporting those on the top. we are upside down. so without raising revenue from the wealthy who can afford twhere does the revenue come from? >> sean: i will get it from obama's government and the labor department. and the irs. the top 10% pay 70%, the bottom 50% pay zero, zero f
in los angeles. i see construction. there is infrastructure-- >>> 8.3%. >> if you do not rebuild infrastructure, you can give the wealthy all the tax breaks in the world. but if their trucks can't cross a bridge that has collapsed, their business will fall apart. have you to rebuild infrastructure to rebuild business. >> sean: we will never agree. i will watch you on broadway. >> we will find something to agree on. >> sean: it will take a couple of centuries. >> come on broadway and say hi. >> sean: "hannity" continues live at the democratic national convention as we continue to monitor the voting. we're awaiting the first lady obama's remarks we will have a much-anticipated preview of the speech, as we continue from charlotte. [♪...] >> announcer: with nothing but his computer, an identity thief is able to use your information to open a bank account in order to make your money his money. [whoosh, clang] you need lifelock, the only identity theft protection company that now monitors bank accounts for takeover fraud. lifelock: relentlessly protecting your identity. call 1-800-li
guest for you, antonio villaraigosa, mayor of los angeles, a former union organizer, former speaker of the california assembly, and the first hispanic mayor of los angeles since 1872. he is the chairman of the democratic national convention. thank you for joining us. good to see you. need a microphone. yes. i apologize -- >> i apologize for being late. the first lady had a rough time getting into the place, so we were a little late. >> we have talked a lot about immigration, but as mayor you have had a focus on education. 47% of americans under 18 are now non-white. are we on track to provide those young african-americans, hispanics, other minority kids the tools and skills they need to move into the middle class? >> absolutely not. let me refer to a friend, tom friedman, when he writes that the world is flat and we are not competing, he is talking about our kids a good of princeton, yale, ucla, stanford -- we are not competing in math and science around the world. when you talk about kids that are poor, you are talking about an achievement gap where these people are not competing w
now outside los angeles. thousands of people evacuating. now, new concerns that it won't be under control until next week. and that is really something. it's burning out of control at this point. lara? >> our thoughts are with them. i was asking josh, is that anywhere near -- >> it's right over the ridge. >> our thoughts are with everyone there. >>> we know how hard it is to get your kids to go to sleep. believe me, we know. >> right. >> but should you drug your children to get them to go to bed? we're going inside this growing controversy. >> who hasn't been tempted at some point or other? all right. we'll get to that. i have. >> i have, too. >>> let's get right now to that wild weather. the last gasps of hurricane isaac are still causing so much havoc. and tropical storm leslie is a growing threat, as well. sam has been tracking it all and has the very latest for us at the weather center. good morning, sam. >> good morning, elizabeth. and isaac, ten days after it started bringing rain to the coastline, we're still talking about its remnants. look at the pictures out of the jerse
, in california, crews say that wildfire burning east of los angeles may not be fully under control until next week. six-square miles of the angeles national forest have burned, forcing thousands to evacuate. the good news, the fire is moving away from homes. >>> a surprising, new study could prompt hospitals to change how they perform cpr. researchers have found that doctors are giving up too early. the study found an extra nine minutes of cpr, on average, can significantly improve a heart attack patient's odds of surviving and with few long-term side effects. >>> and in florida, police say an elderly driver didn't know his car was in reverse when he stepped on the gas and this happened. crashing through a restaurant in ft. lauderdale. fortunately, as you can see, there's no customers were in the restaurant yet. only staff. and none of them was hurt. >>> and a different scenario in north carolina. if you think the of something challenger, an eight-foot sinkhole opening up in the parking lot. the driver, not hurt. not surprisingly, a little stunned. explain that to the insurance company. i dar
's n.f.l. sunday. >> which is in los angeles so that means a lot of flying across the country for him. >> yes, it does. >>> still ahead, it appears we're just days away from seeing apple's newest iphone. that story is coming up. >> plus first lady michele obama riles the round at the democratic national convention. >> on the northbound side of i- 95, here's what it looks like in dumfries if you're heading toward springfield. you'll do fine. it is a bit slow down in quantico. i'll be back with more exciting traffic at 5:29. you're watching 9news now. stay with us. . >>> you don't know what you're missing when you're in commercial. welcome back to 9news now. i'm andrea roane. >>> i'm mike hydeck. thank goodness it's wednesday. monika samtani, how are you? >> i'm great now. >> howard and i are keeping decorum. he has your forecast. >>> sticky and steamy. there's a tropical storm michael in the eastern atlantic. >> of course. >> it's not doing much. it's not going to bother many people. >> it's whacky wednesday, everybody. >> we have a lot of humidity out there and a couple of showers and
de los angeles buenas tardes, les habla jorge ramosel libro "un dia dificil", escrito por un ex militar estadunidense sobre el ataque en el que resulto muerto el cabecilla de la red al qaeda, osama bin laden, se ha convertido en un exito de venta.las autoridades liberaron al grupo de indocumentados arrestados por protestar en los alrededores de la sede de la convencion nacional democrata.y los bomberos creen que demoraran al menos una semana en contener un voraz incendio forestal en las montaqas de san gabriel, cerca de los angeles.mas en noticiero univision. (♪). >> bien la madre naturaleza no para de sorprendernos con lluvias sismos y usthuracÁn. >> jackie guerrido estÁ lista y nos cuenta quÉ estÁ pasando. >> pamela bÁrbara, amigos. >> me voy a apresurar para que nos alcance a mencionar todo. >> tenemos todo por aquÍ leslie pasÓ a la categorÍa de huracÁn, este es el sexto huracÁn de la temporada ciclÓnica, por el momento es su trayectoria hacia el norte a razÓn de 2 millas por hora. >> y mientras tanto sostiene vientos de 75 se espera que va alcanzar la categorÍ
in los angeles. >> but first, nasa and the national cathedral announces plans for a public memorial service for neil armstrong. we'll tell you about the details in a couple of minutes. >> and this is national preparedness month and we have an expert here to answer your questions about getting ready for a major disaster or emergency. join our chat online. >>> the public will get a chance to say good-bye to neil armstrong and right here in washington, d.c. a memorial service for the first man to walk on the moon will be next thursday, september 13. it will be at the washington national cathedral and start at 10:00 a.m. and there are a limited number of tickets available to the public and they will be on a first come, first serve basis. that service will also be streamed live on the cathedral and nasa website. armstrong died last month. he was 82 years old and his memorial service will take place 50 years and one day after president kennedy announced the goal of sending a man to the moon by the end of the 1960s. >>> a montreal concert hall was supposed to be the scene of a giant celeb
battling this fire at angeles national forest northeast of los angeles. the fire is now 24% contained. firefighters say it could take another week before it's fully contained. the fire has burned 3600 acres in the san gabriel hahn mountains. no communities are threatened. the fire broke out sunday near a kafr ground, forcing them to evacuate during the busy labor day weekend. >>> 400 trees in california will be sacrificed to make room for the space shuttle endeavor. the shuttle will soon make its final journey from los angeles international airport to a science park 12 miles away, but trees are in the way. a cifornia science center is d dis -- says dismanteling the shuttle or airlifting it deems impossible. they're trying to raise power lines and remove traffic signals to make room for the orbiter. they agreed to replant twice as many trees along the route once it's removed. >>> a new study says your morning cup of coffee could help prevent neck and shoulder pain caused by long hours at the computer. they had a group of people perform a series of computer tasks while me showers the in
at a museum next month, but getting there has some people in los angeles a little upset. crews are cutting down 400 trees along a 12-mile stretch from l.a.x. to the california science center. the move is part of a two-day parade, which will now likely also feature protesters. officials say the shuttle needs the extra room to make it down neighborhood streets. they say dismantling the shuttle or airlifting it are not options. >> sitting at the stoplight with a little bit of shade, and now it's gone. it's a concrete jungle. more like new york than it is los angeles. >> i'm excited to see the "endeavour." it's a once in a lifetime chance and i'm excited to see it. >> crews also plan to raise power lines and remove traffic signs to make room for the orbiter. they agreed to replant twice as many trees along the route once the shuttle is moved. the big move scheduled for october 12th. >>> let's get another check on the midday traffic right now. danella sealock is here with that. >> i've got good news if you're traveling 395. northbound at etzel, had a crash. it was blocking the left lane. the go
sunny skies in dallas, 102. partly sunny in los angeles, 86 degrees. >>> let's check your national forecast. south central states will see scorching temperatures topping 100 degrees today while the eastern seaboard and the panhandle get soaked with rain. expect heavy downpours in the upper midwest while the great plains and eastern ohio valleys should be dry. look for thunderstorms to roll through the southwest. in sports this morning, a pair of extra innings thrillers out west. bottom of the ninth in san francisco. the giants hoping pablo sandoval's fly ball to center field will end it, but arizona's upton makes the catch and crashes into the wall. top of the 11th. there's one hit over the right fielder's head good enough for a triple. this brings home the go ahead run. arizona wins it 8-6. >>> no late inning magic for the dodgers. the dodgers fall in extra innings to the padres thanks to 11th inning rbis by logan forsythe and chase headway. san diego wins this one 6-3. >>> the rays for the american league east is as tight as can be. the orioles facing the blue jays, no score in t
down syndrome. the parents and their 16-year-old son were booked to fly from newark to los angeles sunday. the family says as they were preparing to board their flight they were stopped by airline officials and told that their son was a security risk, and they would not be allowed on the flight. they later rebooked to fly coach on another airline. the teen was acting agitated and running around the gate just before boarding. his parents dispute that saying their son was calm. >>> facebook is struggling, but the boss is not selling. facebook's struggling stock got a small boost today after mark zuckerberg says he will not sell any of his shares for at least one year. the company will scrap a plan to issue 100 million more shares of stock through a secondary offering. this all comes after the menlo based company has seen a steady slide in its stock price since facebook's ipo. >>> packers claim they now have access to unique i.d. numbers and other sensitive information from 12 million apple products. the hackers claim they stole the information from the laptop of an fbi agent. apple i
politics or sometimes local politics are dirty of paris. the mayor of los angeles adopting the platform. but clinton will take a stage tonight and my guest says he could do damage to obama. we have author of "the new york times" best-seller book the amateur. at the top for the last 16 weeks? [laughter] start with this speech. language is innocuous. >> dave release parts of the speech but the full text has not been released. we're getting close to the time. lou: i am getting excited. forgive me if i lose focus. >> obama does not know what is in the speech. my guess clinton and higher still writing the speech as we talk. lou: i had the opportunity to see a number of his speeches. i happen to think he is the brightest, most effective extemporaneous speaker in my lifetime. i wouldn't worry about it if he just says good evening. >> we may have another clint eastwood moment with the ad lib. lou: here we have a of former president being asked to advocate in champion a president who has made government larger than it has ever been. going where no president has gone before. >> he looks at 2012 a
a wild fire outside los angeles. the fire, which has burned about six square miles in the angeles national forest, is now 15% contained. the hilly terrain has made battling the fire quite a challenge. hurricane isaac hit the gulf coast one week ago tonight. emergency officials in louisiana said today that at least 13,000 homes were damaged. they're still adding up the damage in mississippi. isaac is blamed for eight deaths. he's a household name in san antonio. tonight america meets mayor julian castro. we'll have his story next. next. da we've worked hard to keep it. bp has pai billion dollars to help people and businesses who were affected, and to cover cleanup costs. today, the beaches and gulf are open for everyone to enjoy -- and many areas are reporting their best tourism seasons in years. we've shared what we've learned with governments and across the industry so we can all produce energy more safely. i want you to know, there's another commitment bp takes just as seriously: our commitment to america. bp supports nearly two-hundred-fifty thousand jobs in communities across
disability. >> robert vanderhorst says he was flying from newark to los angeles on sunday with his wife and their 16-year-old son who has down syndrome. but then word came from the pilot that they could not board the flight home. >> i think the pilot was concerned that my son was going to be in first class. and that i think the pilot felt that my type of son, my disabled, down syndrome son, shouldn't be in first class. >> the vanderhorsts started recording the airport scene on a cell phone. american airlines said the boy was not ready to fly because he was agitated and running around the gate area prior to boarding. but his parents say that is simply not true. >>> a massachusetts court ruling is sparking both praise and outrage in the case of a transgender prison inmate. a judge has agreed that the state department of corrections must pay for the inmate's sex reassignment surgery. michelle kosilek was born a man but takes female hormones and lives as a woman in the all-male prison. she is serving life in prison for murder. >>> a new study suggests more lives could be saved if doctors in
cooper joining force was childhood buddies. in los angeles, coming up, the actor talks about working on his latest movie with friends. >> and coming up on abc 7 news at 5:00 how could it happen? california teachers getting huge pay raises to boost pensions as classrooms feel the pinch. >> and at 4:to 1, a live look at traffic in walnut creek now. this is 680. traffic coming towards you is heading northbound. southbound on the right. looks good. considering it's a middle of the week afternoon. stay with us. >>> actor bradley cooper breaking the rule about combining friends and business. >> the r & b diva files a -- settles a lawsuit. >> and it's not every day a big star gets to work with childhood friends. so when bradley cooper got to work with his old buddies it was a dream come true. we chatted with the actor last night at the red carpet of the drama "the word "oichl he says having his friends write and direct the movie was crazy. >> to be able to work with your friends and watch them succeed and help them in any way, it's the best thing you can ever want. >> it's in theaters on fr
. this is 1984, los angeles. this is 2002, salt lake city. this is 2004 in greece, athens. and this is 2008, jing beijing, china. somebody told me i'm the only person in the united states who carried four torches. i don't know and i don't care. one thing, i know that in short time this torch will go to the museum in san francisco. thank you. >> president chiu: thank you very much, supervisor mar. why don't we go back to our speakers with regard to the eight washington hearing and let's hear from the next person in line. >> thank you, president chiu. thank you supervisors. a pleasure to be here. i'm brendan dun gan. i -- the things they've done is fantastic. i'm here in support of eight washington and the process they've been through. i think the repeal is not the kind of process the project should be going through. i'm a licensed architect in california, and that's one of the largest issues, is having some known quawn quantity when a project goes forward for development. and seven years i think they've been engaging the community, they've listened to the community, advisory committees, they've ma
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